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Farm Worker

Herrera Farming Co.

Altheimer, AR

$13.67 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Drive and control farm equipment and implements to till soil and plant, irrigate, cultivate, and harvest grain crops. Adjust, inspect, repair, and service farm machinery. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow, and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops, including both manual driving and GPS-controlled systems. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers to crops. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Report to farm owners/managers as needed. Drive grain trucks and tractor-trailers, corn pickers, and soybean/rice harvesters, and use various hand tools as required for task. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms or machinery. Observe and listen to machinery operations to detect equipment malfunctions. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers. Adjust repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Operate towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. Using hand-sprayers, spray fertilizers or pesticides to control insects, fungi, weed growth, and disease. Mix specified materials or chemicals and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery. Irrigate soil using portable pipes or ditch systems and maintain ditches, pipes, and pumps. Direct and monitor the activities of work crews engaged in planting, weeding, or harvesting activities. Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, hand trucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. Workers may receive salary increases and bonuses based on merit, skill, and/or experience at the sole discretion of the employer.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

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Special Requirements:
3 months experience operating farm equipment and performing farm equipment maintenance.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Herrera Farming Co.
Altheimer, AR 72004
Telephone Number:


6450 E Morgan, Altheimer, AR 72004

Job Order Details

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